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Woman Dead After Being Struck at Flushing Intersection Earlier This Month: NYPD

Main Street and 37th Avenue (Google)

Sept. 22, 2020 By Christian Murray

A pedestrian is dead after being struck at the intersection of Main Street and 37th Avenue in downtown Flushing earlier this month.

Shaofen Jin, 57, was hit by a 2013 Honda Accord at around 1:30 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 6 and succumbed to her injuries four days later.

Jin was struck when the driver—a 44-year-old man– made a right turn from Main Street onto 37th Avenue. She was hit on 37th Avenue.

Police responded to the scene and found Jin unconscious and unresponsive with trauma about her head and body at the scene. She was transported by EMS to New York-Presbyterian Hospital-Queens.

A police spokesperson said that there have been no arrests and the investigation remains ongoing.

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Sara Ross

There are so many streets in Flushing in that area where there are no traffic lights and no stop signs. DOT needs to put in more safety features. I grew up in Bayside and remember going to Main Street for shopping and don’t ever remember it being that crowded with either foot or vehicle traffic. Too many people getting driver’s licenses who can barely speak English. Driving is a privilege not a constitutional right.

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